Vocabulary

Accelerated Reader Helps Students Thrive

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Early Childhood Enrichment: Spanish

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Help Your Child Learn a Second Language

Learning a second language can be a challenging and daunting experience for adults. Children, however, are linguistic sponges soaking up all the sounds and vocabulary necessary to decipher and transmit meaning. With a growing global ethos and more opportunity than ever for people to travel outside their home country, foreign languages are taught or at […]

Fairmont Wins ‘Best Private School’ for Second Consecutive Year

Fairmont Private Schools is proud to announce its second consecutive victory as the ‘Best Private School’ in Orange County! Fairmont swept the 14th Annual Parenting OC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards by winning the ‘Best Preschool,’ ‘Best Private Elementary/Junior High School,’ and ‘Best Private High School’ categories. Fairmont was first named ‘Best Private School’ during the […]